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What is a primary source?

Primary sources are original materials from first-hand accounts. Examples may include letters, diaries, speeches, interviews, photographs, films, etc.

Primary Source Terms

To find primary source materials, try adding these terms to your search:

- Correspondence
- Letters
- Diaries
- Memoirs
- Personal Narratives
- Speeches
- Sources

For example:

"sojourner truth" letters